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Do you love hiking with your best friend? Bring your furry friend to Dead Horse Point State Park and explore nine miles of scenic vistas along the dog-friendly trails.
Sweeping views of the Colorado River and the canyons below await you both. Along the way, you may see many types of desert animals (e.g. chipmunks, squirrels, lizards, snakes, rabbits, hares, fox, deer). In the spring, the trails are bordered with delicate desert wildflowers adding color to the rugged landscape.
A few things to know before your visit to the park:
- Sandstone tends to be very rough on city dog pads, so you may want to bring some pad salve or booties along to prevent cracks, abrasions or gashes.
- Check your dog’s pads often since they may not let you know they’re hurt with all of the new smells around.
- Be sure to bring plenty of water for you both, there is little shade along the trails.
- For safety reasons, dogs are not allowed on the Intrepid Bike Trail.
Protect the park’s wildlife and keep your pet safe by keeping your dog leashed (no longer than six feet) and under your control at all times. Dog supplies are available in the… Read the rest